India suffered $79.5 billion economic loss due to climate-related disasters in last 20 years: UN Report

India suffered $79.5 billion economic loss due to climate-related disasters in last 20 years: UN Report

According to United Nations report titled ‘Economic Losses, Poverty and Disasters 1998-2017’, India has suffered whopping More...

Malaysia to abolish the death penalty for all crimes

Malaysia to abolish the death penalty for all crimes

Malaysia’s Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has agreed to abolish death penalty for all crimes and halt pending More...

Stanford-University

Stanford University named World’s Most Innovative University: Reuters

Stanford University was named as World’s Most Innovative University by Reuters news agency rankings. No Indian was able to make More...

World Obesity Day: 11 October

World Obesity Day: 11 October

The World Obesity Day is observed globally every year on 11 October to promote practical solutions to end the global obesity crisis. More...

China to sell 48 Wing Loong II military drones to Pakistan

China to sell 48 Wing Loong II military drones to Pakistan

China has agreed to sale 48 Wing Loong II high-end armed drones to its all-weather ally Pakistan. This is China’s largest export More...

Idiocracy among 1,400 new words in Oxford dictionary

Idiocracy among 1,400 new words in Oxford dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) has officially added word ‘Idiocracy’ in it. It is among 1,400 new words, senses, and phrases More...

World-Post-Day

World Post Day: October 9

The World Post Day is observed every year on October 9 to spread awareness about the postal services and their role in the everyday More...

Cyber Security

Bangladesh enacts Digital Security Bill, 2018

Bangladesh’s President Abdul Hamid has given his assent controversial Digital Security Bill, 2018, by enacting it as a law. This More...

R N Ravi appointed Deputy National Security Advisor

R N Ravi appointed Deputy National Security Advisor

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has redesignated R N Ravi, Chairman of Joint Intelligence Committee as Deputy National Security Advisor (Internal Affairs). He More...

Senior IPS officer Rajni Kant Misra appointed Director General of BSF

Senior IPS officer Rajni Kant Misra appointed Director General of BSF

Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has appointed senior IPS officer Rajni Kant Misra as Director General of Border Security Force (BSF). He has been tasked to head More...

Senior IPS officer SS Deswal appointed as DG of Sashastra Seema Bal

Senior IPS officer SS Deswal appointed as DG of Sashastra Seema Bal

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has appointed senior IPS officer S S Deswal as Director General of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). He will hold post for period up More...

Ministry of Culture releases National Museum Research Bulletin

Ministry of Culture releases National Museum Research Bulletin

Ministry of Culture has released National Museum Research Bulletin Number 10: Special issue. The bulletin was revived after gap of 16 years. It also has released Sindhu Ghati More...

Nepal-Bharat Maitri Pashupati Dharamshala inaugurated in Kathmandu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Nepal PM K P Sharma Oli inaugurated 400-bed Nepal-Bharat Maitri Pashupati Dharamshala in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal. They handed over More...

New Academy Prize in Literature: Maryse Conde wins alternative Nobel Literature Prize

New Academy Prize in Literature: Maryse Conde wins alternative Nobel Literature Prize

Guadeloupean author Maryse Conde (81) was awarded New Academy Prize in Literature, an alternative award formed in protest More...

ESIC wins ISSA GOOD Practice Award, Asia and Pacific 2018

ESIC wins ISSA GOOD Practice Award, Asia and Pacific 2018

Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) was awarded ISSA (International Social Security Association) ISSA More...

India suffered $79.5 billion economic loss due to climate-related disasters in last 20 years: UN Report India suffered $79.5 billion economic loss due to climate-related disasters in last 20 years: UN Report

According to United Nations report titled ‘Economic Losses, Poverty and Disasters 1998-2017’, India has suffered whopping...

Malaysia to abolish the death penalty for all crimes Malaysia to abolish the death penalty for all crimes

Malaysia’s Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has agreed to abolish death penalty for all...

Stanford-University Stanford University named World’s Most Innovative University: Reuters

Stanford University was named as World’s Most Innovative University by Reuters news agency rankings. No Indian...

Union Cabinet approves ordinance to make instant triple talaq a penal offence

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The Union Cabinet has cleared ordinance to make practice of instant triple talaq penal offence. It was signed More...

Cabinet approves 4 New National Institutes Of Design

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved proposal for introduction of Bill in Parliament for amendment of National..

Health Ministry notifies HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Act, 2017

Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has issued notification for bringing Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Prevention..

PM unveils 64-foot-tall statue of peasant leader Chhotu Ram in Rohtak, Haryana

PM unveils 64-foot-tall statue of peasant leader Chhotu Ram in Rohtak, Haryana

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has unveiled a 64-foot-tall statue of peasant leader Sir Chhotu Ram at his native More...

Pankaj Sharma appointed India’s Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament

Pankaj Sharma has been appointed as ambassador and India’s permanent representative to United Nations Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, an official..

Justice Ranjan Gogoi sworn in as 46th Chief Justice of India

Justice Ranjan Gogoi was sworn-in as 46th Chief Justice of India. He was administered oath of the office by President Ram..
New Academy Prize in Literature: Maryse Conde wins alternative Nobel Literature Prize

New Academy Prize in Literature: Maryse Conde wins alternative Nobel Literature Prize

Guadeloupean author Maryse Conde (81) was awarded New Academy Prize in Literature, an alternative award formed in protest to Nobel Literature..
IND-INDO CORPAT: 32nd edition of India-Indonesia coordinated patrol being held in Indonesia

IND-INDO CORPAT: 32nd edition of India-Indonesia coordinated patrol being held in Indonesia

The 32nd edition of India-Indonesia coordinated patrol (IND-INDO CORPAT) is being held in Belawan, Indonesia from 11 – 27 October 2018...
World Economic Forum

WEF launches Centre for Fourth Industrial Revolution in India

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has announced its new Centre for Fourth Industrial Revolution in India.. The Centre will be based..


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